Taranta Blog

Installation of Powerhouse Dynamics e-monitor

After seeing a dramatic fluctuation on my electric bill from season to season I decided to seek ways to better manage that energy consumption.…

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Cooltrol Installed on Walk In Cooler and Freezer

About 3 months ago we were offered a rebate program from NSTAR through National Resources Management, the rebate was for about 70% of the cost of the project and an offer to finance the 30% at no interest.…

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Taranta will consume 100% Renewable energy starting Dec 2011

Through a matching program we are pleased to announce that 100% of the energy we will be using from December 2011 on will be Renewable from NewMix Wind Source and provided by Constellation Energy.…

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Morgan Linen Service – Importance of using a “LaundryESP” certified service

For a while we have been using Morgan Linen Service as our laundry service for the restaurant. Our decision to change companies is part of the process of greening our restaurant also from the upstream side.…

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Energy-Efficiency Seminar: Energize Your Restaurant Profits By Saving Energy

Yesterday Taranta hosted one of many seminars that The Educational Foundation of the Massachusetts Restaurant Association offers. The seminar was geared to restaurant owners that were interested on saving energy and benefiting form various rebate programs available for small Business.…

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Taranta Receives the 2010 MassRecycle Award

Every year MassRecycle recognizes a select group of individuals, businesses, municipalities and organizations for their leadership and innovation in promoting recycling and waste reduction by presenting them with the “Green Binnie’ Recycling Award.…

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A Recycling and Composting day with Taranta’s Staff

Last Monday we did our first field trip with our Staff to the place we send our recyclable products, food waste and biodegradables. …

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Naturizzata Sparkling Water by Sidea

We have changed our Natura machine for a Naturizzata Italian water filtration system by Sidea, we had some issues with Natura and we were approached by Atlas Water System that is representing the Naturizzata machines, producing the best alternative to bottled water.…

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Takagi Tankless Water Heaters – Do not purchase!

As this Blog serves as a tool to inform you of all the Eco-friendly changes we made, results and savings, I feel I also have to let everybody know of what works and what does not.…

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Activeion, a revolutionary way to save money, clean and sanitize while reducing your CO2 footprint

Learned about this product trough the Green Restaurant Association Newsletter, the hand spray gun uses tap water and utilizes a charge from a battery pack that is rechargeable. …

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